20th Anniversary of HD Launch at WRAL

Jim Goodmon

This Saturday, July 23, 2016, will mark the 20th anniversary of WRAL launching HD.  The station began the transmission of full-power digital test signals on the same date in 1996, with authorization granted by the FCC.  Capitol Broadcasting led the way in HD, transmitting before HD-ready television set were on the marketing.  No programming was […]

Free Festival Celebrating Dorothea Dix as Future Park

Destination Dix map

A free festival will welcome family and friends to celebrate the Dorothea Dix Campus near downtown Raleigh and its planned transition to a park.  The daylong event will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016, and will feature tethered hot air balloon rides, a Ferris wheel, food vendors, live music, children’s activities and more. CBC […]

WRAL-TV Participates in NBC’s 2nd Annual Pet Adoption Drive This Saturday


This Saturday, July 23, 2016, WRAL-TV will join NBCUniversal in a national pet adoption drive in which local shelters will waive adoption fees for one day.  Clear The Shelters (CTS) is a nationwide pet adoption initiative that brings shelters, rescue groups, and adopters together to find loving homes for pets in need. This is done […]